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Two convicts get lifer in Rewani murder case

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Jamshedpur: The court of ADJ (IV) of Jamshedpur Civil Court sentenced the two convicts, Soni Devi and her alleged paramour Niranjan Rai, to life imprisonment in Om Prakash Rewani murder case on Saturday.

Earlier, the court had convicted Soni and Niranjan on 26th April. A total of 11 witnesses had testified before the court.

The convicts had killed Om Prakash Rewani, husband of Soni Devi, of Kanchannagar under Burmamines police station area on 26th September in the year 2014.

An FIR was lodged in this connection by the elder brother of the deceased Surendra Rewani, a resident of Dhanbad. Om Prakash was married to Soni seven years ago. He lived with his in-laws at their house. His body was found hanging in a room.

His body however bore injury marks at several places giving indications that it was a case of murder.

Niranjan Rai was the tenant of the deceased. Soni was reportedly in a relationship with the co-accused and conspirator Niranjan Rai.

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